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by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New addition to the Dog pack
Replies: 7
Views: 126

Re: New addition to the Dog pack

We had a Chiweenie. She was a great dog. She housetrained easily, she didn't bark except when someone came to the door or was outside, and she loved to sleep on any available lap. We still miss her.

Yours is a good looking dog.
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Basics of Muzzleloading PDF free
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Basics of Muzzleloading PDF free

That is the reason why I printed it. I plan on taking a copy with me now on each range trip when the muzzleloader comes along. There is always someone who wants to know about muzzle loading. That would be a good little thing to give them to take home. My muzzleloader is a modern inline style from CV...
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Knee
Replies: 18
Views: 181

Re: New Knee

That long incision will just leave another wisdom line. The Physical Therapy is going to cause some discomfort. How much is as individual as can be. While you are doing it, keep setting goals you can reach and then setting new ones. The worst part is already over, and you have some members here who ...
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .357 companion.
Replies: 23
Views: 286

Re: .357 companion.

I need to rectify my lack of a .357 in pistol or rifle. That is the biggest opening I need to fill. Soon...
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a couple wheelbarrows
Replies: 22
Views: 266

Re: Made a couple wheelbarrows

Sorry for the thread drift and the long post.
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a couple wheelbarrows
Replies: 22
Views: 266

Re: Made a couple wheelbarrows

There are screw on gas caps for small engines with gauges in them. You know how they use some cork or such as that to turn the dial by sliding up or down on that twisted ribbon of metal. You could probably go to Briggs & Stratton on the internet and get one of them. You may have to cut the actual ca...
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Basics of Muzzleloading PDF free
Replies: 4
Views: 82

Re: Basics of Muzzleloading PDF free

It explains things pretty well. I printed it. It could come in handy some time. Thanks John.
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made a couple wheelbarrows
Replies: 22
Views: 266

Re: Made a couple wheelbarrows

I have never before seen a wheelbarrow with big wheels like that. I can see the benefit. Very cool.
by piller
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: .357 companion.
Replies: 23
Views: 286

Re: .357 companion.

Heritage Arms makes a .357 revolver which I have never seen. Could it be a possibility?
by piller
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mom Is Fading Away :(
Replies: 20
Views: 241

Re: Mom Is Fading Away :(

Prayers sent.
by piller
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: possible new service pistol...
Replies: 19
Views: 556

Re: possible new service pistol...

The 5.56 NATO cartridge is significantly less powerful than the .30-06, but it has been used for years. The 9mm is smaller than the .45 ACP, but it has been able to use advances in technology to be able to do what is needed in a handgun in the last several years. I still prefer to start with a large...
by piller
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Knee
Replies: 18
Views: 181

Re: New Knee

Prayers sent.
Do the P.T. and follow orders. I have seen a bunch of people have knee replacements, and the ones who do the P.T. properly heal faster and with less pain.
by piller
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: No wonder some neighborhoods are 'crime-ridden'
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: No wonder some neighborhoods are 'crime-ridden'

Another bad thing, those communities hate anyone who moves up and gets away. Like crabs in a bucket. Put one crab in and it will get out. Put two or more in and they pull each other back in and prevent themselves and each other from getting out.
by piller
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: possible new service pistol...
Replies: 19
Views: 556

Re: possible new service pistol...

As they become better known, and probably more popular, the modules will become easier to find. I can see the usefulness of the system. I have both 9mm and .40 cal handguns, and this would sort of bridge the slight divide. Kind of like having a Glock 22 in .40 cal with an extra barrel in .357 Sig an...
by piller
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Chamber and barrel inserts
Replies: 11
Views: 267

Re: Chamber and barrel inserts

No experience with them. It would appear that the imprecise sighting is going to limit effective range, and the short barrel they actually have is going to cut way down on accuracy as well as total velocity. Sort of a derringer with a bigger tube around it. For ranges of less than 50 yards it would ...
by piller
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shoulder replacement?
Replies: 20
Views: 278

Re: Shoulder replacement?

Sixgun, a lot of it is genetics and nutrition in their early years. Genetics can give the blueprint to have a body which heals itself well, but if the nutrition is a little low when young, it can permanently curtail the healing. These two things are not all of it, but they are important parts. Sort ...
by piller
Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...
Replies: 27
Views: 559

Re: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...

Being unable to pronounce the letter "r", and having it come out as a sound more like an "h" is probably just a side effect of all those years of mad cow disease affecting those whose ancestors spoke that way. Natural selection of the ones who could survive it and procreate led to that particular de...
by piller
Sat Oct 14, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mathematics formulas…..
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: Mathematics formulas…..

It was just some lab humor. :D
by piller
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Weekend Project (not a very fun one)
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Weekend Project (not a very fun one)

Call enough to crash their phones.
by piller
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Shoulder replacement?
Replies: 20
Views: 278

Re: Shoulder replacement?

Get a second opinion. Heck, Rocky Bleier was told that he would never walk again and won 4 Superbowl rings with half of his right foot gone. Glen Cunningham of Rolla Kansas was burned so badly as a kid that several Doctors told his parents he would never walk again. Years later he held the record fo...
by piller
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OT. Anyone Here Wanna Buy a House in Hawai'i?
Replies: 21
Views: 517

Re: OT. Anyone Here Wanna Buy a House in Hawai'i?

Kansas has some deer and squirrel hunting. Lots of lakes you can camp on the shoreline and fish from. Texas has quite a lot of public land with hellacious hunting pressure. If you want a chance to see game in Texas, you will have to get a lease. Colorado is getting expensive enough that Hollywood st...
by piller
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I wonder what Big Horn Armory is up to now...
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: I wonder what Big Horn Armory is up to now...

It sounds as if it is going to be something gas operated. And I am not referring to legumes.
by piller
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Had to say goodbye to a great Lady
Replies: 24
Views: 316

Re: Had to say goodbye to a great Lady

Yes. It sounds as she had a life well lived. May she Rest In Peace, and may all those she left behind find comfort. Prayers sent.
by piller
Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mathematics formulas…..
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: Mathematics formulas…..

From your title I wasn't expecting this, good info none the less! Now what I WAS expecting was Pie r round corn bread r square actually pi r square is needed to cipher that last method of measurement since it is cylindrical….but it was whole lot easier just to do the simple math re. length/ratio, c...
by piller
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: For Ruger 44 Mag semiauto owners...
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: For Ruger 44 Mag semiauto owners...

I have one of the older style. I purchased it from CRS, and it is an excellent firearm. Accuracy is better than I can shoot without a solid bench rest. From the bench, it is still probably better than I am. One pig taken with it was a head shot at around 25 yards on a moving pig about 60 pounds. A s...
by piller
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old Guys
Replies: 7
Views: 438

Re: Old Guys

Had to be somewhere near 6th street. 8)
by piller
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apologize in advance
Replies: 23
Views: 580

Re: Apologize in advance

BlaineG wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:12 pm
Griff wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:10 am
1965... I was trying to figure out the intricacies of a 1950 Ford Flathead, in the "woodie" I'd just bought for $50...
:cry: These days, I'd pay fifty for a woody....
Whose? :shock:
by piller
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Apologize in advance
Replies: 23
Views: 580

Re: Apologize in advance

I am another who was born in 1965. It sure was nice listening to the radio as a kid and hearing great music from the 50s, 60s, and the new stuff as I got older. Rock and pop sort of left me in the late 80s and early 90s. Heck, even the actresses are not as pretty as Raquel Welch and Ann Margaret wer...
by piller
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Code talker
Replies: 7
Views: 279

Re: Code talker

:( That is sad news. They genuinely helped make the world a better place by their sacrifice and service. As did a heck of a bunch of others. I always find it sad when someone who served their country passes away.
by piller
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pitchy's the best!
Replies: 24
Views: 368

Re: Pitchy's the best!

Wouldn't there be someone near by who could have room in the vehicle to swing by and give Pitchy a ride? If the get together is someplace where I can do it, I will try. Just have to get the time off. Being too young to retire and having bills to pay sort of limits my time for shooting and such to wh...
by piller
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: I was genuinely surprised....
Replies: 10
Views: 192

Re: I was genuinely surprised....

I have lost a friend, a Pharmacist who is also a baptist preacher, over the fact that I refuse to see him as his skin color-and not who he is as a person, and he refuses to see me for who I am instead of what skin color I have. He has only lately started this. I have been using passages from the Bib...
by piller
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Girlfriend
Replies: 18
Views: 723

Re: My Girlfriend

When she asks for you to help with the laundry, why is she not more specific? Getting your dirty clothes in the hamper counts as help, doesn't it?
by piller
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daily puppy pics
Replies: 112
Views: 2376

Re: Daily puppy pics

Looks like a lot of fun.
by piller
Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam Train footage
Replies: 13
Views: 262

Re: Steam Train footage

Weren't the sanders where we get the term "The real McCoy"?
by piller
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Identify Old Outboard Motor
Replies: 8
Views: 371

Re: Identify Old Outboard Motor

Don't know much about them. Dad has an old one he inherited which looks a lot like that.
by piller
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How WOMEN Think & Text...............
Replies: 14
Views: 545

Re: How WOMEN Think & Text...............

Fortunately for me, PillHer is not like most women. She doesn't think that way. Our daughter does, and the two of them are always fighting because of it.
by piller
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam Train footage
Replies: 13
Views: 262

Re: Steam Train footage

Those 4-8-4 trains were pretty powerful. There were bigger ones, but that was cool.
by piller
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Not a Levergun .. My Favorite Glock
Replies: 8
Views: 203

Re: Not a Levergun .. My Favorite Glock

Looks good and I would bet it feels natural in the hand.
by piller
Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Proposed upcoming 'bump-fire' attachment ban...update at #29
Replies: 30
Views: 447

Re: Proposed upcoming 'bump-fire' attachment ban...

There are a lot of questions still unanswered. Caving in to the "We have to do something, anything, even it is the wrong thing" crowd is the wrong thing.
by piller
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...
Replies: 27
Views: 559

Re: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...

If you think a Bahstun accent is difficult to understand, you should hear a Texas accent trying to pronounce the name of a medicine. Kay-Flakes is spelled Keflex. Sull-fer is spelled sulfa. Clozapeen is spelled clonazepam. Zombie-calm is spelled zolpidem. Atnawll is spelled atenolol. PruhVassTen is ...
by piller
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Military Sporters
Replies: 17
Views: 543

Re: Military Sporters

I am not really interested in the military rifles. Sporterized or not. Not my cup of tea. I do have an AR 15, and am building one in a not common caliber. I guess the AR is a military style sporter. I see it as more of a Lego set. For my minimal skill, it is easy to put the parts together and make t...
by piller
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Proposed upcoming 'bump-fire' attachment ban...update at #29
Replies: 30
Views: 447

Re: Proposed upcoming 'bump-fire' attachment ban...

How about banning murder? Oh, wait! That is already illegal. I guess we just have to do something. Even it it is evil, stupid, onerous, pig-headed, and as wise as an earthworm poop, we just have to DO something! :roll:
by piller
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Doctor's advice to Legislator
Replies: 4
Views: 135

Re: Doctor's advice to Legislator

Anyone who thinks that banning things is going to stop an evil person who is intent on committing homicide is a fool. Hearing the fools talking on the news about banning bump stocks and silencers makes me want to beat them upside their heads with a big stick-o-truth. I refuse to give those fools any...
by piller
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Daily puppy pics
Replies: 112
Views: 2376

Re: Daily puppy pics

Sharp puppy teeth probably hurt her more than we would want to know.
by piller
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...
Replies: 27
Views: 559

Re: Boston Accent? I Don't Have an Accent...

One Uncle of mine went to Harvard and got married to a woman from Boston while there. She never did learn how to pronounce the letter r even after living in California for almost 40 years and Texas for 25 more.
by piller
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "UN"-Cocking a Firearm
Replies: 28
Views: 603

Re: "UN"-Cocking a Firearm

Even being hyper vigilant is not 100% safe from accidents, but it certainly beats getting injured or injuring someone else. So far my luck is holding, and I see no point in trying to find out if I can get away with carelessness. Heck, even Mauser lost an eye due to an accident. I doubt if he was car...
by piller
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "UN"-Cocking a Firearm
Replies: 28
Views: 603

Re: "UN"-Cocking a Firearm

Purchase some cheap key blanks. The wide end works well to block the hammer if your thumb should slip.
by piller
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Our courageous police officers of NEVADA
Replies: 9
Views: 198

Re: Our courageous police officers of NEVADA

I admit that there are a few bad apples in every profession. HOWEVER, most First Responders are doing a job which the average citizen would not do, and under conditions and political pressures which are placed by jealous idiots. Most police, sheriff's deputies, firemen, military personnel, and other...
by piller
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cheers Pards
Replies: 22
Views: 507

Re: Cheers Pards

That is a very inviting picture. Hope you enjoyed the day.
By the way, that medicine bottle with the purple top is one which I can't live without. Well, I have to sleep sitting up and eat tums or rolaids hourly if I don't take the other. I have had reflux since birth.
by piller
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Old 1911
Replies: 9
Views: 322

Re: New Old 1911

Looks good. How can you not like a gun which works great when it is exactly as designed, and is easily modified with good quality aftermarket parts to go from a battle ready reliable tool to a race ready fully modified super tool which is ready for combat or self defense or even contests to determin...